ART - ADDICTION

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MUSIC - REVOLUTION

1st PositionUdita Iqbal Singh
00:00 / 02:55
2nd PositionRohan Wahi
00:00 / 02:59
3rd PositionNitya Kapur
00:00 / 03:03

PHOTOGRAPHY - A RAY OF HOPE

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SPEECH - ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH THE MEASURES TAKEN BY THE INDIAN GOVERNMENT TO CURB THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS?

1st Position-Donovan Figg
00:00 / 04:15
2nd Position- Ananya JainAnanya Jain
00:00 / 02:46
3rd PositionAishika Manu
00:00 / 03:46

ARTICLE - TOXIC MASCULINITY

1st Position- Gourangi Verma

A study published not too long ago showed that ‘some men avoid green or eco-friendly
behaviour because they did not want to be perceived as feminine and/or gay.’

2nd Position- Riddhi Rohatgi

The Cambridge Dictionary describes toxic masculinity as “the way that
men should behave that are seen as harmful, for example the idea that men
should not cry or admit weakness”.

3rd Position- Suhani Srivastava

“By far the worst thing we do to males – by making them feel they
have to be hard – is that we leave them with very fragile egos.”
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

POETRY - LIVES MATTER

1st Position- Prabhav Tripathi

My thoughts often fly to a question of rumination and surprise,
How does this “society” measure the value of lives?
Why does it simply disregard the presence of anxiety and depression?
Why does it treat the pride community as some sort of infection?

2nd Position- Muskan Mehta

Forlorn and an estranged soul,

Shattered like trustless glass.

Lost in the mystifying woods,

In the quest of empathetic trees.

Abandoned by the world,

who painted everlasting prejudice

on the canvas of her mind.

Seeked solace under the virginal white glimmer.

Mirage of thoughts owed her an eternal rest.

Thought of herself as an empty space,

Absolutely barren, denuded of hues.

3rd Position- Nusaybah Akhtar Rizvi

He went through it quietly,
Though he was in immense pain,
He knew they would never understand,
For, their skin colour wasn’t the same.
Did he not have… the same blood?

She didn’t say a word,
Though she was deeply hurt within,

 

STORY - PRIDE​

1st Position- Unnati Hirwani

I hugged my legs even closer to my chest, trying to become smaller and get enfolded in this darkness.
Leaning against this open field's railing, I get startled when I hear a weird noise.Glancing towards the source of disturbance, I curse myself, rather colorfully if I may add.

2nd Position- Akull Kumar

He stumbled into the thrift store with his friend, nervous, fidgety, tugging at the sleeves of his hoodie. He
went straight for the trial room, took off his bag, and locked himself in, and turned to look at himself in
the mirror. He looked into his own eyes which seemed to ask “are you sure?”

3rd Position- Pranav Arora

An instance I encountered in grade 7 th .I can recount every bit
clearly because it changed my outlook forever. This incident
highlighted the cruelty prevalent in our society. Despite the
enactment of section 377 our society has time and again
failed to accept the reality of homosexuals.

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